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) Brian has 96 feet of fencing to enclose a rectangular space in his
yard for his dog. He wants the rectangle to be twice as long as it
is wide.

Write and solve an equation to find the dimensions of the rectangle.

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    Let x = one side and 2x = the longer side

    2x + 2(2x) = 96

    Solve for x.

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